New — my definitive guide to getting a raise and boosting your income

I’m always surprised when I hear that people on Reddit and YouTube don’t hate me. They usually hate anyone who sells anything (“what a scam!!”) or anyone who talks about earning more vs. cutting back on the grains of rice in your dinner (“frugality is everything!”) However, the one area where everybody loves IWT is my negotiation material. ...

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Tipping, white-glove service, and other restaurant hacks

Like a jaded old Vietnam vet, I thought I’d seen it all. UNTIL NOW! If you’ve been around on the internet, you’ve seen some guy write a post about tipping. Then, like a god damn math formula, the comments unfold exactly like this: You should tip at LEAST 15%! Are you joking? I tip based on how ...

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Applied psychology: How a waiter sizes you up at restaurants

In college, I got the privilege to study human behavior through dozens of different lenses: Human-computer interaction, group dynamics, trauma and stress, even magic and deception. Now I get to do the same for you. This week we’re looking through the view of HIGH-END RESTAURANTS to understand human psychology, sales, and communication skills. Restaurants are actually a great metaphor ...

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Coffee and Frugality... WRONG

How to save money

These are actual, real articles that someone wrote about how to save money. I swear. Not here. If frugality’s what you’re after, please go back to 2 hours of carefully separating toilet paper by hand to save $1.42 a week. If you don’t want to be that person, today I want to show you how to ...

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My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

Who should you listen to about failure?

Yesterday, I talked about 3 unconventional insights about failure. Today, watch as I teach you how others use “failure” to manipulate people into liking them. It would be EASY for me to write a post about how I failed at something...then had a flash of inspiration...and now look at me! And you can do it, too! Here, watch: “...

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Pricing strategy: How do IWT courses compete against “free”?

I LOVE reading strategy books. A lot of people think business strategy is about boring business frameworks and pedantic cost-benefit analyses. FALSE! You’ll find some of the most eye-popping drama and insane stories when you study why companies do what they do. For example, strategy gives you a front-row seat to war stories about Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, why ...